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Bankers' Hotline, Volume 29, Number 9

September 30, 2019

Cyber Awareness & Training: Just Do IT!

by Teri Wesley

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month – a great time for financial institutions to share information and resources with customers and staff on data protection and security best practices that can help mitigate cyber threats.

In The News

Statistics, Facts, & Such

Technology Update
Virtual Receptionists

Spotlight on What's Happening

Training Page
Combating Mortgage Fraud

by Jim Beveridge

Although recent reports reflect a decrease in mortgage fraud risk, mortgage scams and fraud continue to impact banks and lenders. Fraud detection and prevention training is the best method for combating mortgage scams.

Proposed AML Reform Bill

A New York lawmaker has introduced a bill that would require shell companies to disclose their true beneficial owners to FinCEN.

Historic Move on Marijuana Banking Bill

A bill that would provide financial institutions who bank MRBs with safe harbor is moving forward.

Focus on Fraud

From the editor's desk
When Stress Can be a Good Thing

by Jim Beveridge

Stress, while not always welcome, can bring unexpected benefits and even potentially lead to new opportunities.

War Stories

Questions & Answers

Other Bankers



Copyright © 2019 Bankers' Hotline. Originally appeared in Bankers' Hotline Vol. 29, No. 9, 9/30/19

Editor:
Jim Beveridge
Contributing Editor:
Teri Wesley
Board of Advisors:
John S. Burnett
Barbara Hurst
Mary Beth Guard, Esq.
David McGuinn
Robert G. Rowe, III, Esq.
P. Kevin Smith, CPP
Barry Thompson
Andy Zavoina

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